Gulf Times - Namibia
Namibia votes in test of ruling party's grip on power

Namibia votes in test of ruling party's grip on power

Namibians on Wednesday voted for a president and lawmakers in an election where resentment stoked by economic hardships and a corruption scandal could challenge the ruling party's majority.

Two Namibian ministers resign over bribery scandal

Two Namibian ministers resign over bribery scandal

Namibia's justice and fisheries ministers resigned on Wednesday over bribery claims involving Icelandic fishing firm Samherji, the presidency said.

Qatar Petroleum signs deals with Total to enter exploration blocks in Namibia

Qatar Petroleum signs deals with Total to enter exploration blocks in Namibia

Qatar Petroleum has entered into agreements with Total for a share of exploration and production rights in two blocks offshore the Republic of Namibia.

Germany returns skulls from colonial-era massacre to Namibia

Germany returns skulls from colonial-era massacre to Namibia

Skulls and other remains of massacred tribespeople used in the colonial era for experiments to push claims of European racial superiority were handed over by Germany to Namibia at a church ceremony in Berlin.

Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

Namibia bans food imports from cholera-hit Zambia

The Namibian government has provisionally banned the import of all perishable food, fish, fruits, unprocessed food and water from neighbouring Zambia, which has been hit by a cholera outbreak ...

#Nambia trending on Namibian Twitter after Trump error

#Nambia trending on Namibian Twitter after Trump error

There was much mirth on social media in Namibia and internationally as users took to Twitter to make fun of Trump's faux pas at a lunch with African leaders in New York on Wednesday.

Disused Air India aircraft falls off crane in Hyderabad

Disused Air India aircraft falls off crane in Hyderabad

A disused aircraft of Air India was damaged when it fell from a crane transporting it at Begumpet Airport yesterday morning, officials said.

Spieth tops billing, no Rory or Tiger

Spieth tops billing, no Rory or Tiger

Masters and US Open champion Jordan Spieth, the world number two, will command the spotlight at this week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.